|Help! Anyone know the frame geometry on Raleigh R700s?||Nigey|
Oct 28, 2002 7:17 AM
|I'm trying to find out frame geometry for the Raleigh 2002 R700 -not sure if I need a 53 or a 56 cm (measured C-T).....
Can anyone give me a link (I've tried the Raleigh website to no avail) or info on the top tube lengths and standover heights?
|I have a 53cm frame, no time here at lunch, but will..||IAmtnbikr|
Oct 28, 2002 10:04 AM
|measure it tonight and post info for you.|
|I have a 53cm frame, no time here at lunch, but will..||Nigey|
Oct 28, 2002 12:55 PM
|thanks so much -I have had a problem trying to get hold of this info.|
|some measurements just taken...||IAmtnbikr|
Oct 28, 2002 4:33 PM
|standover is 77.5
top tube is 54 c to c
seat tube is 53 center of bb to top of top tube
seat tube is 54.5 center of bb to top of seat tube
chainstays are 41
hope these help!
I am 5' 8" with a 30" inseam bare footed
|some measurements just taken...||Nigey|
Oct 29, 2002 6:28 AM
|Excellent! Thanks so much. I think I'm definitely a size 53 cm -I measured my inseam to be 31 1/4 in and I'm 5 feet 7 inches. The next size up would be too big for me.
Thanks once again for your time with this.
|keep in mind||JohnG|
Oct 29, 2002 8:21 AM
|You have very long legs and a short torso............ the R700 has a longish 'effective' tt (due to steep ST angle) which means you'll have to use a very short stem. Short stem ----> quick/twitchy handling.
IMHO, you should look for a bike with a shorter effective TT length.
|keep in mind||Nigey|
Oct 29, 2002 9:17 AM
|Good points -thanks for the advice..... I'll keep that in mind.|| |